Archive for the ‘Academic’ Category

DT Scholarship to Milton Abbey

We are delighted to announce that Jack has been awarded a DT scholarship to Milton Abbey.  He presented his portfolio, which included the ‘Dice StoolR...

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Portals to the Past

Lauren Makin from Portals to the Past came to visit the Year 3s yesterday.  She took us back in time with a range of activities to help us learn about life dur...

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Declamations Final

On Friday 25th January, all the boys congregated in the McMullen Hall for the annual Declamations competition. The school welcomed Dr Joseph Spence, Warden of D...

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Breakfast Workshop

Jan Murray made her yearly visit to Year 1 to teach us about the importance of breakfast, what a good breakfast does for us and from where the ingredients come....

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Gulf War Lecture

On the first Saturday morning of term, the staff and boys were treated to a fascinating lecture from Mr McCann, an Elstree parent who engaged as a pilot in the ...

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Lecture – Life in the Irish Guards

It was a great pleasure to welcome Lieutenant Rory McGrath, an Elstree old boy, back to talk to the school about life in the Irish Guards.  Rory began by expla...

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Year 3 Trip to Hindu Temple

On Wednesday 14th November the Year 3 boys and girls were treated to a wonderful introduction to Hinduism at the Hindu Temple in Reading. As we entered the buil...

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Elstree in World War 1

Mr Christopher Normand, a former parent, came to Elstree to speak to the school about Old Elstree boys who were killed in the Great War.  He has uncovered an a...

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World War 1 Exhibition

Thanks to the very hard work and vision of Zoe Webster and her helpers Amber Locke and Rachel Verow, as well as the generosity of so many parents and grandparen...

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Year 2 trip to Henley Literary Festival

Year 2 enjoyed a fantastic afternoon at the Henley Literary Festival where we met the children’s author, Tom Percival. He entertained the children with &#...

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